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China and Norway Normalize Relations

Six years ago the decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the imprisoned democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo opened a rift between the two countries. Last month the...

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Utøya Memorial Pavilion, Norway

Utøya Memorial Pavilion, Norway

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Norway’s Top Oil Company Will Provide New York with Renewable Energy

Norway’s Top Oil Company Will Provide New York with Renewable Energy

Statoil is building a huge wind farm off New York’s Jones Beach. Last December the Norwegian energy major was declared the provisional winner of...
the Norwegian Nobel Committee’s website.

The Nobel Peace Prize 2016

Colombias President Juan Manuel Santos was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2016. Three hours after the announcement, he found his place in the Nobel...
Norway helps female victims of Boko Haram

Norway helps female victims of Boko Haram

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Bergen and the World: 1400-1900

Bergen and the World: 1400-1900

At the Bergen Museum of Art (KODE) on the west-coast of Norway you can follow the city’s own art collection through several centuries, from...
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In the Footsteps of a Swedish Crusader

In Western Sweden you can follow in the footsteps of a Swedish crusader, the fictional Arn Magnusson, created by the Swedish author Jan Guillot.     If...

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